Cantilevered Truss Train Bridge between Vicksburg, MS and LA

Debbie Robbins

Moosup, United States

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THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT, OR AS WE MISSED IT

Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River at Vicksburg just north of the I-20 bridge in Vicksburg.

Location: Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, and
Madison Parish, Louisiana

Closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic, but still used by the Kansas City Southern Railroad.

Built 1930
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Harrington, Howard and Ash

Design
Cantilevered Pennsylvania through truss

Dimensions
Length of largest span: 824.9 ft.
Total length: 8,494.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

Shot from the MS side of the Mississippi River.
Vicksburg, MS USA

Canon SX210 IS

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